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Carl Ford

Carl Ford


Community Developer and Grand Poohbah


James Brehm & Associates LLC


Carl is all about connections! Connecting people, networks and, of course, things.  For the last ten years, Carl’s focus has been on the Internet of Things (IoT) in vertical markets and the requirements for connectivity. Carl has been a community developer for the IoT for ten years, acting as an evangelist and advisor while producing IoT Evolution.

Before IoT Evolution, Carl worked for Jeff Pulver in various roles in the production of Voice on the Net (VON). Prior to pulver.com, Carl has worked as a Product Manager on Enterprise Data Management and fiber system services for Verizon and Service Provider Softswitch solutions at iconnectiv. Carl has also worked on ETSI standards home of 3GPP documentation.